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Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
U.S. presidential commission issues recommendations on cyber security
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
U.S. retirement investors not hitting post-election panic button
Toriumi's hat trick powers WarHawks
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
July 2, 2016
Commentary: Obama's legacy on immigration
Obama's shameless legacy on immigration By RUBEN NAVARRETTE JR. SAN DIEGO—With just six and a half months left in office, it's time to think about what President Obama's legacy will look like on one of his most difficult subjects: immigration. What will history say about Obama's...
July 2, 2016 - 6:10pm
April 29, 2016
Commentary: California looms large for GOP
In this presidential election, California could count for a lot. And that’s an idea that many residents of the Golden State are going to need...
April 29, 2016 - 12:10am
April 23, 2016
Commentary: Latinos voters choking at ballot
In recent weeks, I’ve been speaking on college campuses about how immigration, Latino voters and the presidential election all fit together....
April 23, 2016 - 1:03am
April 8, 2016
Commentary: Putting our children first
It’s that time of year when anxious high school seniors assess their worth by checking their email. The nation’s colleges and universities...
April 8, 2016 - 12:05am
March 21, 2016
The liberation of Marco Rubio
Congratulations, Marco Rubio. You’re free. For one thing, now that your presidential bid has ended, and you’ve already said you’re not...
March 21, 2016 - 11:27am
March 16, 2016
Commentary: The media infatuation with Donald
Love is in the air, thanks to the major infatuation of the 2016 Election: “The Media (heart) Donald Trump.” It’s an abusive relationship....
March 16, 2016 - 1:00am
March 10, 2016
Commentary: How Latinos will vote
Now that Latinos have begun to have their say in the primaries, here are 15 things that Americans ought to keep in mind about this important...
March 10, 2016 - 12:00am
March 4, 2016
Commentary: A foul response to Mr. Trump
Did you hear what Vicente Fox thinks of the wall that Donald Trump wants to build on the U.S.-Mexico border? We could print his comments in their...
March 4, 2016 - 1:00am
September 15, 2015
Commentary: The Obama-Clinton feud lives on
Many Americans don’t understand what Hillary Clinton’s email scandal is really about. Oddly enough, this includes Clinton herself. The Democratic front-runner continues to blame the brouhaha on partisan attacks by Republicans, and on a busybody media that is out of step with...
September 15, 2015 - 12:02am
May 19, 2015
Commentary: Twisted talk from Walker
SAN DIEGO — Wisconsin is known for its cheese. But, when talking about immigration, Gov. Scott Walker is becoming famous for his whine. In recent weeks, Walker has flip-flopped, gotten facts wrong, and pandered to extremists. During a recent trip to Iowa, the likely 2016 Republican...
May 19, 2015 - 1:00am
May 18, 2015
Commentary: The Halperin-Cruz teaching moment
SAN DIEGO—Latinos, especially immigrants, are well-known for doing other people's chores for them—cutting their lawns, cleaning their homes, cooking their food. So it was refreshing to see Mark Halperin step forward recently to do a couple of things for us. First,...
May 18, 2015 - 12:43am
May 9, 2015
Commentary: On fight night, an insult packs a punch
SAN DIEGO—The people who put together the mega-fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao had a special Cinco de Mayo gift for Latino boxing fans: a finger in their eye. I can't believe the organizers and promoters—which included Top Rank Inc., Mayweather...
May 9, 2015 - 7:55am
April 27, 2015
Commentary: Chris Christie is who he is
SAN DIEGO—What if it turns out the media are wrong about Chris Christie? Where does the New Jersey governor go to set the record straight? That's right. There is no such place. And once the media stick a label on you, it doesn't come off easily. The dominant narrative...
April 27, 2015 - 2:56am
April 25, 2015
Commentary: On immigration, Rand Paul speaks in circles
SAN DIEGO—Now that he is running for president, Rand Paul will be traveling all over the country. And when talking about "amnesty" for illegal immigrants, he's already all over the map. For one thing, it seems that Paul—who has repeatedly declared his support for...
April 25, 2015 - 1:51am
April 20, 2015
Commentary: Let's just parent!
SAN DIEGO—Michelle Obama is a good mother. When raising her daughters, 13-year-old Sasha and 16-year-old Malia, the first lady means business. She takes the job very seriously. Even when the girls were younger, she didn't pass off her parental duty to nannies or baby sitters. Obama...
April 20, 2015 - 2:18am